Economics

Are You Prepared for a Foreign Animal Disease In The USA?

Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply PlanPreparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, shared the Secure Pork Supply story for producers to really internalize. Dr. Wright emphasized that being prepared through practices and education is key. One starting point is to get a National Premises Identification Number [video].

What Is The State Of The Pork Markets?

Market Outlook From The MN Pork CongressMarket Outlook From The MN Pork Congress Dr. Steve Meyer, Economist, Kerns & Associates, gets to the point with the current state of the markets in the USA and compares them to the other protein options. Dr. Meyer pointed out that new processing plants coming on line are not yet up to capacity plus emphasized the impacts that policy level decisions may have on the 2018 economy, and specific impacts to pork [video].

What Is The Global Pork Export Outlook?

Pork Export OutlookPork Export Outlook Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, provides global insight on the imports and exports of pork. He highlights the major players and where China is getting their pork besides the USA. On the subject of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Dr. Hayes said pulling out of this agreement would be disastrous for US pork producers [video].

Dr. Dave Wright - Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan


Preparing for a Foreign Animal Disease: An overview of the Secure Pork Supply Plan - Dr. Dave Wright, Wright Veterinary Services, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Joe Smentek - Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups


Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups - Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Steve Meyer - Market Outlook From The MN Pork Congress


Market Outlook For The MN Pork Congress - Dr. Steve Meyer, Economist, Kerns & Associates, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Dr. Dermot J. Hayes - Pork Export Outlook


Pork Export Outlook - Dr. Dermot J. Hayes, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Swine Business Future In A Co-opetition World

Cooperation, Competition, and CoopetitionCooperation, Competition, and Coopetition Dr. Rebecca Liu, Management School, Lancaster University, shares thoughts on how competitors can advance together in a co-opetition model. Dr. Liu offers several case studies to help understand the idea that one plus one can be greater than two in a cooperatively competitive swine business world [video].

Pork Export Market Thoughts As 2017 Closes

Export MarketsExport Markets Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., provides an update on pork export markets and summarizes the current issues in the financial markets. From the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, in Danville, Indiana, USA, Dr. Meyer takes questions on NAFTA's future, emphasizing some of the short term impacts and possible consequences.

One interesting point about a possible NAFTA change is that Mexico would continue to buy pork from the US in the short term but would pay a lower price. Longer term, Mexico would line up new suppliers, one of which would be Canada [video].

Dr. Steve Meyer - Export Markets


Export Markets - Dr. Steve Meyer, Pork Analysis, Express Markets, Inc., from the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, Danville, Indiana, USA.

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